Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Utility Bills Due - 8:00a - 4:30p
Friday, November 10, 2017
Utility Bills Due - 8:00a - 4:30p
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Utility Bills Due - 8:00a - 4:30p

Welcome to Emory, Texas

Emory is the County seat of Rains County, the fourth smallest County in Texas! According to the 2010 Census, our City population is 1,239.
Beginning October 1, 2017, there will be some changes to your credit/debit card payment options.
 Here are your payment options for paying utility bills / permits / court citations:
 1. Pay at City Hall: Checks, cash or money orders in person, drop box,
 or by mail with NO convenience fees.
 2. Pay using Auto-Draft: NO convenience fees. Set up Auto-Draft and your utility bills
 will be drafted on the 10th of each month.
 Downloadable Auto-Draft forms are located below and  on the UTILITY page.
 3. Pay online at cityofemory.com using credit/debit cards:
A convenience fee of $2.50 will be added to payments under $100.
A convenience fee of 3.95% will be added to payments over $100.
The City of Emory does not keep any part of the convenience fee.
The fee is charged and collected by a 3rd party processor contracted by
the City of Emory to provide credit/debit card processing services to our customers.

If you have any questions about your payment options or the convenience fees, please contact City Hall at 903-473-2465 X102.
Click here to download Auto Draft form
The City of Emory is pleased to announce you can now make debit / credit card payments ONLINE for your utility bills and municipal court fines.

Agenda September 19, 2017

City Holiday Closings
The City offices will be CLOSED, Monday, October 9, 2017 In observance of Columbus Day
Call 811 Before you Dig: It is the LAW!
2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Natural Gas Safety and YOU

Adopted Budget FY 2017

Click Here to view Adopted Budget FY 2017

Adopted 2016  Property Tax Rate

Emory Police Department - Volunteer Storm Shelter Information

The Emory Police Department is collecting information from property owners who have a storm shelter.
To assist first responders in locating citizens trapped in shelters during severe weather and other emergencies.

Please download and print form and return to Emory City Hall.

Utility Rate Schedule
Effective September 1, 2015

Utility bills due on 10th of month.
To avoid termination pay by the 20th.
The City DOES NOT grant Extensions.

Emory Business Park - click here to view map

Community Activities

Community activities include Eagle Fest, an annual event each January featuring guided bus and barge tours to Lake fork to spot eagles, programs with distinguished speakers, and live bird demonstrations.
Rains County Founders Day Festival is held on the first Saturday in May as a community celebration of the heritage of Rains County. For details visit: foundersdayfestival.org
Mid-September is the Rains County Fair, a week-long old fashioned county fair including Classics Round the Square a Classic Car Show around the square on the last Saturday of the county fair. 
"Trunk or Treat" is held October 31st, located at Sandy Creek Park (corner of North St. & Alexander) . Businesses, Organizations & Individuals are invited to gather around the park path to pass out candy & treats. 
The first Saturday in December will be our annual Christmas on Square featuring vendors for early holiday shopping and always a visit from Santa! Be sure to drive through our City Park for a "blast from our past" as it is adorned with painted Christmas figurines!

For more information on events, call the City of Emory at 903-473-2465.
Contact Information
City Hall
Phone: 903-473-2465
Fax:     903-473-2110

Municipal Court
Phone: 903-474-9003